Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Knoxville/Tri Cities, TN

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR EAST TENNESSEE...UPDATED
VIRGINIA...AND EXTREME SOUTHWEST NORTH CAROLINA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
852 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

.DISCUSSION...
BITTERLY COLD AIR WILL MOVE IN TONIGHT BEHIND A COLD
FRONT...WITH LOWS RANGING FROM NEAR SINGLE DIGITS TO THE UPPER
TEENS. A WARMING TREND IS IN STORE FOR FRIDAY AND THROUGH THE
WEEKEND.


VAZ001-002-005-006-008-070300-
JEFFERSON NATIONAL FOREST/VIRGINIA DISTRICT 6-
852 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR
TEMP (24H TREND)      4-9 (-21)    31-36 (+2)   19-24        45-50
RH % (24H TREND)      95-100 (+1)  35-40 (-40)  90-95        32-37
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     N  6         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SW  7
PRECIP TYPE           FLURRIES     NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           0            0            0
PRECIP DURATION       1
PRECIP BEGIN          7 PM
PRECIP END            4 AM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.00         0.00         0.00
LAL                   1            1            1            1
LASI                               4                         4
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 2400                      3800
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W  3                      SW 13
DISPERSION                         1 VERY POOR               18 GEN POOR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  LGT/VAR                   SW  5 G15
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     N  8 G16     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SW  8 G17

REMARKS...NONE.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S TO MID 30S.
WEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE 40S TO 50S. WEST WINDS UP TO
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE
MID 30S. SOUTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN THE 40S
TO MID 50S. EAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S TO MID 50S. LIGHT WINDS.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS AROUND
40. HIGHS IN THE 50S TO LOWER 60S. LIGHT WINDS.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID
40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S TO MID 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN
10 MPH.

$$

TNZ018-041-043-045-047-070300-
NORTHERN CHEROKEE NATIONAL FOREST-
852 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR
TEMP (24H TREND)      6-11 (-24)   32-37 (-1)   20-25        47-52
RH % (24H TREND)      95-100 (+14) 27-32 (-43)  59-64        18-23
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     N  9 G18     W  5         LGT/VAR      W  6
PRECIP TYPE           SNOW         NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           0            0            0
PRECIP DURATION       1
PRECIP BEGIN          7 PM
PRECIP END            4 AM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.00         0.00         0.00
LAL                   1            1            1            1
LASI                               4                         5
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 2900                      4100
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW  8                     W 15
DISPERSION                         1 VERY POOR               16 GEN POOR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  LGT/VAR                   W  5
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     N 11 G23     W  6         LGT/VAR      W  8 G18

REMARKS...NONE.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 30S.
WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE 40S TO 50S. WEST WINDS UP TO
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE
MID 30S. WEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN THE 40S
TO MID 50S. EAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS
IN THE MID 40S TO UPPER 50S. SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE 50S TO LOWER 60S. SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN
10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID
40S. HIGHS IN THE 50S TO MID 60S. WEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.

$$

TNZ072-074-070300-
TENNESSEE PORTION OF THE GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK-
852 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR
TEMP (24H TREND)      9-14 (-22)   33-38 (-4)   21-26        47-52
RH % (24H TREND)      95-100 (+12) 21-26 (-51)  60-65        15-20
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     N  8 G17     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      W  7
PRECIP TYPE           FLURRIES     NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           0            0            0
PRECIP DURATION       1
PRECIP BEGIN          7 PM
PRECIP END            1 AM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.00         0.00         0.00
LAL                   1            1            1            1
LASI                               4                         5
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 3300                      3700
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW  7                     W 13
DISPERSION                         1 VERY POOR               6 VERY POOR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     N 10 G22     NW  5        LGT/VAR      W  8 G18

REMARKS...NONE.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S TO MID 30S.
WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE 40S TO 50S. WEST WINDS UP TO
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID
30S. WEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN THE 40S TO MID
50S. EAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE 40S TO UPPER 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE 50S TO LOWER 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS
THAN 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE 50S TO MID 60S. LIGHT WINDS.

$$

TNZ087-102-070300-
SOUTHERN CHEROKEE NATIONAL FOREST-
852 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR
TEMP (24H TREND)      14-19 (-18)  36-41 (+2)   21-26        51-56
RH % (24H TREND)      95-100 (+8)  33-38 (-37)  85-90        18-23
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     N 10 G19     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            0
PRECIP DURATION
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
LAL                   1            1            1            1
LASI                               4                         4
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 2500                      3000
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW  8                     W  8
DISPERSION                         3 VERY POOR               6 VERY POOR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  N  5                      LGT/VAR
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     N 13 G24     NW  5        LGT/VAR      SW  6

REMARKS...NONE.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S TO MID 30S.
SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S TO UPPER 50S. WEST
WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID
30S. WEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN THE 40S TO
UPPER 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE 40S TO UPPER 50S. EAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE
MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S TO LOWER 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS
THAN 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID
40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S TO MID 60S. NORTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN
10 MPH.

$$

NCZ060-061-070300-
NANTAHALA NATIONAL FOREST-
852 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR
TEMP (24H TREND)      15-20 (-23)  38-43 (-3)   20-25        52-57
RH % (24H TREND)      95-100 (+13) 39-44 (-27)  85-90        17-22
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     N 10 G19     NW  5        LGT/VAR      W  5
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            0
PRECIP DURATION
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
LAL                   1            1            1            1
LASI                               4                         4
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 2600                      3300
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW  7                     W  8
DISPERSION                         2 VERY POOR               7 POOR
MAX LVORI                          7                         4
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     N 12 G24     NW  6        LGT/VAR      W  6

REMARKS...NONE.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S TO LOWER 30S.
NORTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S TO UPPER 50S. WEST
WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID
30S. NORTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING
LIGHT.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN THE 50S. EAST
WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE 40S TO UPPER 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE
MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S TO LOWER 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS
THAN 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S TO MID 60S. LIGHT WINDS.

$$

TNZ015>017-038>040-042-044-046-070-070300-
EAST TENNESSEE DISTRICT EAST-
852 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR
TEMP (24H TREND)      9-14 (-21)   33-38 (0)    20-25        50-55
RH % (24H TREND)      89-94 (+5)   33-38 (-34)  86-91        21-26
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     N  6         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SW  6
PRECIP TYPE           FLURRIES     NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            0
PRECIP DURATION
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
LAL                   1            1            1            1
LASI                               4                         4
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 2200                      3100
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW  5                     SW 10
DISPERSION                         2 VERY POOR               14 GEN POOR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     N  7         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SW  7

REMARKS...NONE.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S TO MID 30S.
WEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S TO UPPER 50S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE
30S. SOUTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 40S TO MID 50S. LIGHT WINDS.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE 40S TO UPPER 50S. LIGHT WINDS.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S TO LOWER 60S. LIGHT WINDS.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID
40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S TO MID 60S. LIGHT WINDS.

$$

TNZ012>014-035>037-067>069-071-073-086-070300-
EAST TENNESSEE DISTRICT WEST-
852 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR
TEMP (24H TREND)      10-15 (-17)  33-38 (+3)   20-25        48-53
RH % (24H TREND)      95-100 (+6)  35-40 (-37)  88-93        23-28
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     N  7         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            0
PRECIP DURATION
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
LAL                   1            1            1            1
LASI                               4                         4
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 2100                      2600
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                N  3                      SW  9
DISPERSION                         2 VERY POOR               10 POOR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     N  9 G18     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SW  6

REMARKS...NONE.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE 20S TO UPPER 30S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S TO UPPER 50S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE
30S. WEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN THE 40S
TO UPPER 50S. LIGHT WINDS.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE 50S. LIGHT WINDS.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S TO LOWER 60S. LIGHT WINDS.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID
40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S TO MID 60S. LIGHT WINDS.

$$

TNZ076-077-079>085-097>101-070300-
CUMBERLAND DISTRICT SOUTH-
852 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR
TEMP (24H TREND)      14-19 (-14)  37-42 (+5)   22-27        52-57
RH % (24H TREND)      95-100 (+5)  32-37 (-36)  82-87        22-27
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     N  9 G17     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            0
PRECIP DURATION
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
LAL                   1            1            1            1
LASI                               4                         4
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 2100                      2300
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                N  6                      SW  7
DISPERSION                         4 VERY POOR               7 POOR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     N 12 G21     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SW  5

REMARKS...NONE.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE 30S. SOUTHWEST WINDS
LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE 40S TO UPPER 50S. WEST WINDS
LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE
MID 30S. WEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING
LIGHT.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN THE 50S.
NORTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE 50S TO LOWER 60S. LIGHT WINDS.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE
MID 40S. HIGHS NEAR 60. LIGHT WINDS.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 60S. LIGHT WINDS.

$$



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